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    Video: Fuel for thought, and action

    April 25, 2018 12:00AM by John G Smith

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Some of the most important factors behind spec’ing decisions are those that promise better fuel economy. A panel of experts at the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit (CFMS) discussed how claims should be weighed, and steps that will deliver a return on investments.

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    The Top 100: Ranking Canada’s largest for-hire fleets

    March 2, 2018 12:00AM by John G Smith

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Today’s Trucking Top 100 has become the definitive ranking of for-hire fleet sizes in Canada, offering insights into those who are adding or retracting available capacity. And the 2018 edition has been released. Rankings are based on a sum of supplied truck, tractor, and trailer counts (shown at the bottom of each listing)

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    Performance Evaluation of Cat’s CT680L

    April 18, 2017 12:00AM by Jim Park

      This video showcases the driving experience by highlighting various driver amenities and cab features that reduce cab noise and make the driving experience pleasant. Cat’s new axle-forward CT680L is a work truck, make no mistake, but Cat’s approach is

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    IN PRINT — Natural Investments: Will carbon taxes boost natural gas trucking?

    January 31, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Times were different when C.A.T. signed the deal for 100 trucks that run on Compressed Natural Gas. The Canadian and U.S. dollar were essentially valued at par, increasing the fleet’s buying power on U.S.-made equipment. Quebec’s provincial government also pledged $15,000 per truck, helping to offset any sticker shock around the emission-friendly designs, and natural gas was clearly cheaper than diesel when oil was close to $100 per barrel.

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    Cat jumps ship earlier than expected

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    PEORIA, Ill. — Caterpillar is getting out of the heavy-duty diesel engine business earlier than planned.

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    COLLECTOR TRUCK CARDS

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    CAT Scale releases 9th series of Super Trucks collector cards